(July 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Love Romances Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Gene Fawcette (art director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Monsters of the Inner-World (Table of Contents)

Reef Ryan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne Rowich] (signed)
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne Rowich] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Reef Ryan
Keywords:
ray guns; spider monsters; spider webs

["High on his hideous throne of death, Mars..."] (Table of Contents)

Mars, God of War / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ross Gallun]
Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rutha (villain, introduction, death); Telma; Bruce; Rutha's sister (introduction); the Prince of Romus (introduction); Mars
Synopsis:
Bruce and Telma return the true princess to the prince of Romus.
Keywords:
bondage; crowns; gladiators; ray guns; Romus (planet); shields; skeletons; slavery; swords; Venus; volcanoes; weddings

Monsters of the Inner-World ["Reef Ryan, explorer, is in the weird world..."] (Table of Contents)

Reef Ryan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils:
Pagsilang Rey Isip
Inks:
Pagsilang Rey Isip
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Vara; Nepon; Mordas Krad (villain); Zoth (introduction); Koab (introduction); Reef Ryan
Synopsis:
Searching for new food sources for Corraam, Reef must battle a terrible spider monster.
Keywords:
Corraam; harpoons; homing kwahs; jlumas; knives; Neptune; ray guns; spider monsters; spider webs; yaars

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover.

["A jailbreak on Venus!!"] (Table of Contents)

Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Douglas McKee]
Pencils:
George Carl Wilhelms
Inks:
George Carl Wilhelms
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Black Barto (villain, introduction, death); the Mitemen (introduction, death); Lura; Ivor (introduction); Gale Allen
Synopsis:
Escaped convicts try their hands at piracy.
Keywords:
bondage; caves; convicts; prison breaks; ray guns; swords; vulture bats

["Fierce, metal-armored pygmies overrun Auro's planet jungle city..."] (Table of Contents)

Auro Lord of Jupiter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Tor (villain, introduction, death); Lola (introduction); Auro
Synopsis:
Tor creates a pygmy army to conquer Jupiter.
Keywords:
armor; knives; octopoid monsters; ray guns; volcanoes

Valley of Death (Table of Contents)

Jeff Drake / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum? [as Bjorn Tagens]
Pencils:
? (2 panels art)
Inks:
? (2 panels art)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["My cosmic blastfire bounces off its shell!"] (Table of Contents)

The Red Comet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Cy Thatcher]
Pencils:
Saul Rosen
Inks:
Saul Rosen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Murton (villain, introduction, death); Chris Raine (introduction, death); Elva Raine (introduction, death); Dolores Taylor; Rusty; Red Comet; Wovak
Synopsis:
Red Comet defeats a group of murderous poachers.
Keywords:
bondage; compasses; Karnu; ray guns; Saturn; scorpion monsters; spears; vale crabs

Mystery of the Moon (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Penguin Pudding (Table of Contents)

Norge Benson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Olaf Bjorn]
Pencils:
Al Walker
Inks:
Al Walker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mr. Weatherman (introduction); Mrs. Weatherman (introduction); Norge Benson; Frosting; Hatrack
Synopsis:
Spring comes to Pluto.
Keywords:
hour glasses; kayaks; mammoths; penguins; spring

Pearl of Neptune (Table of Contents)

Star Pirate / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Leonardo Vinci]
Pencils:
George Appel
Inks:
George Appel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ghost Gangster of Space (villains, introduction, death); Corion (villain, introduction); Mog (villain, introduction)

["Late one foggy night the beacon keeper at..."] (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Al Schmidt]
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Channel Shark Mob (villains, introduction); Capt. Zylm (villain, introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Monsters of the Inner-World
    Reef Ryan
  2. 1. ["High on his hideous throne of death, Mars..."]
    Mars, God of War
  3. 2. Monsters of the Inner-World ["Reef Ryan, explorer, is in the weird world..."]
    Reef Ryan
  4. 3. ["A jailbreak on Venus!!"]
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  5. 4. ["Fierce, metal-armored pygmies overrun Auro's planet jungle city..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  6. 5. Valley of Death
    Jeff Drake
  7. 6. ["My cosmic blastfire bounces off its shell!"]
    The Red Comet
  8. 7. Mystery of the Moon
  9. 8. Penguin Pudding
    Norge Benson
  10. 9. Pearl of Neptune
    Star Pirate
  11. 10. ["Late one foggy night the beacon keeper at..."]
    Flint Baker
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